Austin Peay 78, E. Kentucky 51
Josh Terry scored 22 points and Austin Peay defeated Eastern
Kentucky 78-51 on Saturday night.
Terry was 8 of 10 shooting as the Governors (7-6, 3-0 Ohio
Valley Conference) made 52.6 percent from the field (30 of 57).
Austin Peay, which was 17 of 29 from the floor in the first
half, never trailed and scored eight straight to build a 16-7
advantage early. The Governors ended the first half on an 11-2 run
to lead 40-25 at halftime.
The Colonels, who lost for the 17th time in the last 18 meetings
against Austin Peay, brought it to 51-42 on Taylor Filipek’s jumper
with 11:10 remaining. However, they wouldn’t make another shot over
the next nine minutes as Austin Peay pulled away on a 25-3 run.
Melvin Baker added 14 points for the Governors, Tyshwan
Edmondson 12 and John Fraley 10.
Eastern Kentucky (5-6, 1-2) was led by Spencer Perrin with 11